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Re: [rfc2462bis] whether we need the M/O flags




On Apr 26, 2004, at 10:02 PM, S. Daniel Park wrote:

>>>> To give a hint that DHCPv6 is present?
>>>
>>> Don't you consider this useful?
>
> I have no hard stance whether to remove M&O bits
> or not at this stage, however if we remove it, I
> guess somebody will sporadically define similar
> flags into the RA repeatly so as to perform that
> kind of operations. Of course it can be a separate
> document. Nevertheless, M&O bits (or newly
> defined flags outside RFC2462) is useful to trigger
> DHCP operation to the host and we need it.
> e.g., recursive DNS server configuration.
>

I think you are making a good case for moving O&M out of 2462bis
into a separate experimental RFC.

	- Alain.


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